Lexington, VA -- January 31, 2008 • Dr. Terrance J. Roberts gained national prominence as one of the Little Rock Nine, the nine African American students who desegregated Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock, Ark. He will speak at Washington and Lee University on Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in Lee Chapel, as the Black History Month speaker.
Lexington, VA -- January 29, 2008 • The Virginia Bar Association (VBA) swore in G. Michael Pace, Jr., of Salem as its 108th president at the VBA Annual Meeting held this month in Colonial Williamsburg. Pace is a 1984 graduate of the Washington and Lee University School of Law.
Lexington, VA -- January 29, 2008 • Students at the Washington and Lee University School of Law will offer free tax preparation assistance for low- to moderate-income taxpayers in the Rockbridge county area. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) office will be open on Monday evenings beginning February 11.
Lexington, VA -- January 28, 2008 • Suzanne P. Keen, professor of English at Washington and Lee University, has been recognized as one of 12 outstanding faculty members from Virginia. This year's recipients were selected from a pool of 96 candidates nominated by their peers for their excellence in teaching, research and public service.
Lexington, VA -- January 27, 2008 • After two days of political events at Washington and Lee University, the 2008 Mock Convention selected Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee. The prediction marks the 100th anniversary of the most accurate student-run mock convention in the nation.
Lexington, VA -- January 14, 2008 • Washington and Lee University's German and Russian Department will presents the Russian Folk Trio, ZOLOTOI PLYOS on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m., in Lee Chapel on the campus of Washington and Lee University.
Lexington, VA -- January 11, 2008 • David Crane, former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, will deliver a public lecture at the Washington and Lee School of Law on Tuesday January 29, at 10:30 a.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room. The lecture will be titled "Diamonds, Guns, and Thugs--The West African Extreme."
Lexington, VA -- January 9, 2008 • Three of Washington and Lee University’s most generous benefactors, Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest and the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Inc., received awards for their philanthropy to institutions of higher learning from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), on Jan. 6 at the CIC’s annual Presidents Institute, in Marco Island, Fla.
Lexington, VA -- January 8, 2008 • Bob Woodward, renowned Washington Post reporter and author, will talk on Moral Responsibility and the Modern American Presidency at the Institute for Honor symposium at Washington and Lee University, Friday, Jan. 18.
Lexington, VA -- January 7, 2008 • A team of W&L students who submitted a grant proposal for the Campus Kitchens Project has been chosen as a finalist in the 2007-2008 J.P. Morgan Good Venture Competition, bringing them a step closer to the $25,000 grant.
Preliminary Prediction as Prelude to 100th Anniversary Mock Convention Lexington, VA -- January 7, 2008 • Students at Washington and Lee University have predicted that Barack Obama will win New Hampshire, a preliminary prediction weeks before the highly anticipated 2008 Democratic Mock Convention, which will mark the 100th year of the school’s most time-honored tradition.
Curators' Talk/Opening Reception January 7 Lexington, VA -- January 7, 2008 • An exhibition of works by eight contemporary artists who use the flatbed scanner as a digital camera will open in Washington and Lee University's Staniar Gallery on Monday, January 7, 2008 and will remain on view until Friday, February 15.
The Maguires Share Lessons on Leadership Lexington, VA -- January 17, 2008 • 31 new members were inducted into the prestigious Omicron Delta Kappa leadership society at Washington and Lee University's annual Founders' Day/ODK Convocation on Thursday, Jan. 17, in Lee Chapel.
Lexington, VA -- January 2, 2008 • Robin F. Wilson, Professor of Law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, received a Litteras Honoris for her contributions to the 20th Anniversary Conference at the Kopaonik School of Natural Law in Mt. Kopaonik, Serbia. The conference ran from December 13-17, 2007.
Lexington, VA -- January 2, 2008 • Neil Budde, former vice president and editor in chief for Yahoo!, will speak about the future of online news at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the Stackhouse Theater of the John W. Elrod University Commons at Washington and Lee University.